Sri Lankan Mountaineer Jayanti Kuru Utumpala Achieves Historic Summit of Matterhorn

September 11, 2023

In an extraordinary feat of courage and determination, Jayanti Kuru Utumpala, renowned as the first Sri Lankan to conquer Mount Everest, has once again etched her name in history by successfully reaching the summit of the iconic Matterhorn mountain in Switzerland, standing at an impressive 4,478 meters above sea level.

Amidst challenging conditions, which included steep rock faces adorned with ice and snow, Utumpala showcased her exceptional mountaineering skills and indomitable spirit, symbolizing the resilience of the human spirit to surmount even the most formidable obstacles.

The ascent of Matterhorn, known for its technical difficulties and unpredictable weather, is a remarkable achievement that underscores Utumpala's unwavering commitment to pushing her limits and representing her homeland, Sri Lanka, on the global mountaineering stage.

Utumpala's incredible journey from the plains of Sri Lanka to the world's most challenging peaks has not only earned her international acclaim but has also inspired a new generation of aspiring mountaineers in her home country